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10/23/2005
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04/30/2006
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Sun
11am-5pm
10am-5pm
1-5pm
Exhibit: "American Matrix: Contemporary Directions for the Harn Museum Collection Part 1" Harn Museum of Art Info 392-9826
11/01/2005
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05/28/2006
Tues-Fri
Sat
Sun
11am-5pm
10am-5pm
1-5pm
Exhibit: "A Closer Look: Art and Museums" Harn Museum of Art Info 392-9826
12/03/2005
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02/26/2006
Tues-Sun 10am-6pm Exhibit: "Legacy Tradition" Appleton Museum of Art
Ocala
Info 291-4455 x1834
01/08/2006
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04/30/2006
Tues-Fri
Sun
9:30am-1:30pm
1-4pm
Exhibit: "A Painted History of Alachua County" - artwork depicting the heart, history and spirit of Alachua County. A variety of two-dimensional artwork by Alachua County artists. An opening reception at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2006. Matheson Museum Info 378-2280
01/27/2006
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03/03/2006
Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm Art Exhibit: Gainesville Fine Arts Assoc Winter Show President's Lobby, SFCC Info 591-4644
01/30/2006
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02/20/2006
Mon TBA Brothers and Sisters in Cinema: A Voyage through Black Films - reflects the impact that Blacks have had on humanity, politics, and the American culture. grove.ufl.edu/~bhm Info 262-3937
01/31/2006
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02/21/2006
Tues TBA Empowerment Series - a series of community outreach initiatives focused on the youth, elderly, and the homeless. grove.ufl.edu/~bhm Info 262-3937
01/31/2006
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02/28/2006
Tues TBA Ebony Is....- a multitude of ideas that express the importance and awareness of health, beauty, art, and culture.From free haircuts and fashion consultations to tips on balancing a healthy lifestyle, Ebony Is... is mind, body, and soul. grove.ufl.edu/~bhm Info 262-3937
01/31/2006
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05/28/2006
Tues-Fri
Sat
Sun
11am-5pm
10am-5pm
1-5pm
Exhibit: "Picturing the Times: Prints and Photographs from the New Deal Era" Harn Museum of Art Info 392-9826
02/02/2006
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02/23/2006
Thur TBA A Royal Feast - this lunch series celebrates the rich culture and distinction that surrounds Black cuisine. grove.ufl.edu/~bhm Info 262-3937
02/10/2006
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03/26/2006
Mon-Fri
Sat-Sun
9am-5pm
1-4pm
Art Exhibit:"Living Within The Shadows" Guest Curator: Queenchiku Ngozi;
Claude Burley, Photographs; Nedra Price-Crowell, Mixed Media; Awobare Ogunlano, Mixed Media.Reception: Thursday, February 9
Thomas Center Main Gallery Info 334-5064
02/10/2006
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03/30/2006
Mon-Fri 12-4pm Art Exhibit: Santa Fe Celebrates Collectors - opening reception Feb. 10, 7-9pm. Santa Fe Gallery Info 395-5621
02/11/2006
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03/05/2006
Mon-Fri
Sat-Sun
9am-5pm
1-4pm
Art Exhibit:"Alachua County Elementary Schools" Reception: Thursday, February 16 Thomas Center Mezzanine Gallery Info 334-5064
02/16/2006
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03/30/2006
Thur 6-8pm Adult Studio Classes - Drawing Through the Museum - Annie Pais, Artist/Instructor Harn Museum of Art Info 392-9826
02/19/2006
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02/21/2006
Thur-Sun All Day Regional ALHFAM Conference- the Association for Living History, Farms, and Agricultural Museums regional conference Various sites Gary Paul 334-2170
02/20/2006 Mon 6:30pm Raised Bed Gardening: Wendy Wilber, Alachua County Extension Service -Raised bed gardening offers many advantages for Florida gardeners. Learn the
basics of vegetable gardening using this method.
Millhopper Branch Library Alachua Cty. Library District 334-1272
02/20/2006
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02/23/2006
Mon-Thur All Day Regional NAI Workshop- the National Association for Interpretation regional workshop Various sites Info 334-3327
02/20/2006
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02/26/2006
Mon-Sun All Day Southeastern Regional Conferences- National Association for Interpretation (NAI) and Association for Living History, Farms, and Agricultural Museums (ALHFAM) hosted by City of Gainesville, Nature Operations Paramount Plaza Hotel, Info 334-3327
02/20/2006
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03/31/2006
Mon-Fri 8am-5pm Art Exhibit: "The East of West: Florida Enchantments and Victorian Tourism" Grinter Gallery Info 392-0201
02/21/2006 Tues 11am Preschool Story Time For Ages 3-5: Commotion in the Ocean - Join us for stories, songs, finger plays and movement as we dive deep down into the Ocean to explore and have fun with the many creatures who live there. Archer Branch Alachua Cty Library 495-3367
02/21/2006 Tues 6:30pm All About Coffee - Did you know that coffee is the second most traded commodity on earth? Come learn the history of the world's most popular beverage. Presented by Chris Neumann of Sweetwater Organic Coffee. Tower Road Branch Alachua Cty Library 333-2840
02/21/2006 Tues 7:30pm Dark Star Orchestra - Grateful Dead tribute concert Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Info 392-2787
02/21/2006
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03/10/2006
Tues
Wed-Fri
Sun
10am-8pm
10am-5pm
1-5pm
Art Exhibit: "Student Juried Exhibition" -Opening reception Feb. 17, 7-9pm. University Gallery Info 392-0201 x 229
02/22/2006 Wed 11am Celebrate! February is African-American History Month - Join UF ethnomusicologist, David Akombo, for African hand-drumming, singing and fun! Archer Senior Meal Site Alachua Cty Library 495-3367
02/22/2006 Wed 3:30pm Young @ Art - Teens (10 & up) - Fun with creative art techniques & more! Hawthorne Branch Alachua Cty Library 481-1920
02/22/2006 Wed 6pm SFCC Lady Saints Basketball vs. Central Florida Community College SFCC Info 395-5535
02/22/2006 Wed 7:30pm Academy of St. Martin in the Fields with Gil Shaham, Guest Director and Soloist Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Info 392-2787
02/22/2006 Wed 7pm Meet Author Lee Stringer - Conquering Crack With A #2 Pencil Headquarters Branch Library Info 334-3909
02/22/2006 Wed 8pm SFCC Saints Basketball vs. Central Florida Community College SFCC Info 395-5535
02/22/2006 Wed TBA UF Men's Basketball vs Tennessee O'Connell Center UF Athletic Assoc. 375-4683
02/23/2006 Thur 5-10pm Museum Nights - The Florida Museum of Natural History and the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art will be open late. Free refreshments and beverages will be provided. Florida Museum of Natural History and Harn Museum of Art Info 392-1665 x 415
02/23/2006 Thur 5pm Hawthorne Board of Library Teens Film Series - Inner-city teens explore their African American heritage and begin to sing their own song, blending blues, rap, storytelling and performance art in the award-wining documentary. Hawthorne Branch Alachua Cty Library 481-1920
02/23/2006 Thur 6pm Lecture: Patricia J. Darish, Ph.D., former asst professor in the Dept of Art History and the Dept of African and African-American Studies at the University of Kansas "Breaking Borders:Tradition and Innovation in Kuba Textile Design" Harn Museum of Art Info 392-9826
02/23/2006 Thur 9am-4pm University of Florida College of Fine Arts First Annual Career Fair Reitz Union Grand Ballroom Info 392-0207 x 245
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02/25/2006
Thur-Sat Various 4th Annual University of Florida Conference on Comics - "Comics and Childhood" -variety of themes related to comics and childhood, children's literature, education, revisions of children's tales, and their intended audience. www.aclib.us Headquarters Branch Library and UF Campus Info 334-3941
02/23/2006
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02/26/2006
Thur-Sat
Sun
8pm
2pm
UF Opera Theatre presents "Saints and Sinners!" - Giacomo Pucciniís Suor Angelica and Douglas Mooreís "The Devil and Daniel Webster" - Experience the magic of opera with an evening of two one-act musical dramas featuring the heavenly and the wicked! Constans Theatre Info 392-0223 x 218
02/24/2006
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02/26/2006
Fri-Sun various Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society's 3rd Annual "Dancing with the Gods Weekend" - contra dancing, workshops, Black & White Ball, and more. www.afn.org/~gods/dance-weekend Thelma Boltin Center Info gods@afn.org
02/24/2006
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02/26/2006
Fri-Sun Various Annual Knap-In & Primitive Arts Festival - celebrates artistry that stretches back thousands of years with 100 vendors and demonstrators. Learn how early people lived and worked by participating in demonstrations, competitions, plus an auction. Paynes Prairie Paynes Prairie State Preserve 466-3397
02/24/2006
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03/19/2006
Tues-Fri
Sat
Sun
8:15pm
5 & 8:30pm
2 & 7:30pm
"A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings" - One night in a town that was forgotten in time, a mysterious, winged creature falls to earth. www.thehipp.org Hippodrome State Theatre Box Office 375-4477
02/25/2006 Sat 10am-12nn Letís Explore! Spring Series - "Shape Shifters"Pre-registration required. Fl. Museum of Natural History- UF Info 846-2000 x 271
02/25/2006 Sat 10am-2pm "Where the Wild Wood Grows" - Grades 6-8 - Take a walk on the wild side! Learn basic forest ecology and explore the plants, soils and animals of the Natural Area Teaching Laboratory. Fl. Museum of Natural History- UF Info 846-2000 x 271
02/25/2006 Sat 10am-4pm The Junior League of Gainesville hosts its second "Tour of Kitchens" - This event benefits underprivileged children while experiencing first-hand some of Gaines-villeís most innovative gourmet kitchens, demonstrations, displays, refreshments, and more. Various-www.TourOfKitchens.com Info 376-3805
02/25/2006 Sat 2pm Florida Brown-headed Cowbird - Matt Reetz will speak about his research on the Brown-headed cowbird. How damaging is this nest parasite to North Florida birds? Come and find out. Millhopper Branch Library Alachua Cty. Library District 334-1272
02/25/2006 Sat 7:30pm The Tchaikovsky Ballet and Orchestra "Sleeping Beauty" - elegant dancing, gorgeous sets and costumes replete with pomp and glitter. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Info 392-2787
02/25/2006 Sat 7pm The Gatorland Chapter of the Council for Exceptional Children will have its annual art auction to benefit children with special needs in the local school system. Gainesville Woman's Club Info 336-1665 or bryanttj@sbac.edu
02/25/2006 Sat 9am India Fest and Health Fair - features food, music and dances from different parts of India, vendors, free screening for osteoporosis, blood pressure, asthma, body fat measurement and hand & feet problems. SFCC Gym Info 378-7112
02/26/2006 Sun 2pm HDM: The Golden Compass - Explore the first book in Phillip Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy with other fans, or come meet Lyra, Pantalaimon, and their friends (and their enemies) for the first time. Newberry Branch Alachua Cty Library 472-1135
02/26/2006 Sun 2pm The Romance Of Ballet: Beauty In Dance - features a variety of works in classical, contemporary, and lyrical ballet styles along with modern dance, in a celebration of the beauty and romanticism of dance. Presented by the Gainesville Ballet Theater. Headquarters Branch Library Info 334-3900
02/26/2006 Sun 4pm Joshua Bell - Violinist Joshua Bellís live performances and recordings, including his recent chart-topping album Romance of the Violin, captivate listeners and melt their hearts. University Aud. Info 392-2787
02/26/2006 Sun 4pm First Presbyterian Church Concert Series - Music for Voice and Organ First Presbyterian Church Music Dept. 378-1527
02/26/2006 Sun 8pm An Evening With Harold Pinter -Join director Sidney Homan and some of his favorite actors as they present, in reader's-theatre format, the intriguing scenes and mysterious characters of one of the foremost playwrights of the modern theatre. Acrosstown Repertory Theatre Info 378-9166
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03/24/2006
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm Art Exhibit: "Ligature 2006" The 15th Annual Juried Student Design Exhibition & Symposium Focus Gallery Info 392-0201
02/28/2006 Tues 5:30pm The North Central Florida chapter of the Association of Information Technology Professionals dinner Meeting - featuring management expert Jenny Cobb speaking on "Developing Technical Leaders from the Grass Roots". Paramount Resorts Info www.aitp-ncfl.org
02/28/2006 Tues 7:30pm Edgar Cruz - become entranced at the precision, speed and complexity with which his fingers strike the strings of his guitar to create a symphony of sound. Center Point Community Church, Ocala Info 694-3179
02/28/2006 Sat 7am-7pm Gainesville Gator Criterium Bike Race - Team Florida timed bike races through downtown city streets. Downtown Streets JD Herlihy 514-3056
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03/04/2006
Tues-Sat 7:30pm Stan Wonít Dance "Sinner" - combining movement, film and spoken word, Sinner examines the horrendous acts of the "Soho Bomber," who targeted Londonís black, Asian and gay communities in April 1999. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Info 392-2787
03/01/2006 Wed 12nn-6pm North Central Florida's 7th Annual Meeting Planners' Expo - Seminar, Exhibits, Doorprizes, Silent Auction, and more. Free. www.planningconnection.com JW Reitz Union, UF Info 378-5995
03/01/2006 Wed 4pm One City One Story: A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings - Young actors from the Hippodrome perform scenes from this masterpiece of magical realism, the story of a very old creature who falls from the sky and the people-young and old- who encounter him. Hawthorne Branch Alachua Cty Library 481-1920
03/01/2006 Wed 8-11:30am Negotiation Workshop - Gender influences the way men and women approach negotiations and conflict resolution.Understanding those differences is a key to success in todayís business environment. www.planningconnection.com JW Reitz Union, UF Info 378-5995
03/01/2006 Wed 8pm "Midiri Brothers Quintet" - jazz concert presented by Gainesville Friends of Jazz & Blues Savannah Grande Scott Koons 379-0300
03/01/2006 Wed TBA UF Men's Basketball vs Georgia O'Connell Center UF Athletic Assoc. 375-4683
03/02/2006 Thur 5-10pm Museum Nights - The Florida Museum of Natural History and the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art will be open late. See the Marine Animal Health Seminar at 6 p.m. Free refreshments and beverages will be provided. Florida Museum of Natural History and Harn Museum of Art Info 392-1665 x 415
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03/04/2006
Thur-Sat TBA Harn Eminent Scholar Symposium - Art in the Age of Globalization: Directions in Contemporary Art Since 1989 Harn Museum of Art Info 392-9826
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03/10/2006
Fri-Sat
Sun
8pm
2pm
UF School of Theatre and Dance presents "The Exonerated" - a riveting drama about six people wrongly convicted of capital crimes and eventually set free after years on Death Row. Constans Black Box Theatre Info 392-1653
3/3/2006 Fri 7:30pm The Polish Chamber Orchestra with Sir James Galway, Flutist/Conductor and Lady Jeanne Galway, Flutist - all-Mozart program includes Symphony No. 40 and Concerto in D Major. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Info 392-2787
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03/19/2006
Thur-Sun TBA "The Nerd" - performed by the Suwannee Valley Players Chief Theatre, Chiefland Info 352/493-ARTS
03/04/2006 Sat 10am-12nn Adult Class - "Edible Geography" - Do oranges really come from Florida? Does coffee come from the Andes? Why are potatoes Irish? Join Dr. Patti Anderson in this vegetarian-based class of botanical geography! Pre-registration required. Fl. Museum of Natural History- UF Info 846-2000 x 271
03/04/2006 Sat 10am-4pm The Florida Voices Book Fair - focusing on Florida Writers, with books published within the last two years, and two panel discussions in which authors will discuss their writing and answer questions from the audience. SFCC Downtown Blount Center Info 888/917-7001
03/04/2006 Sat 7:30pm Russian National Ballet "La BayadŤre" - the tragic story of a temple dancer, noble warrior and princess entangled in a love triangle Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Info 392-2787
03/04/2006 Sat 7pm Irish Variety Show - music, song, dance, and comedy - all with a touch of blarney St. Francis Catholic High School Info 386/454-3260
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03/05/2006
Sat-Sun TBA All Harley Drag Racing Association Gainesville Raceway Info 377-0046
03/05/2006 Sun 2pm Science Sunday: Spineless Wonders - Join Florida Museum malacologist Gustav Paulay for an underwater adventure into the colorful world of coral reefs. Fl. Museum of Natural History- UF Info 846-2000 x 271
03/05/2006 Sun 5-8:30pm 16th Annual Cure by Design Fashion Show & Evening Cocktail Reception for the American Cancer Society - 100+ cancer survivor models display local and national clothing.Cocktail party with food and beverages following show. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Carla Hill 376-6866 x 121
03/05/2006 Sun 7pm "Chamber Music Concert No. 4" performed by the Gainesville Chamber Orchestra. www.gainesvillechamberorchestra.net Thomas Center Info 336-5448
03/07/2006 Tues 11:30am-1:30pm 20th annual Alachua-Bradford County Women of Distinction luncheon Tower Club at the Village Info 395-5507
03/07/2006 Tues 7pm Harlem Globetrotters "Unstoppable" 2006 North American Tour O'Connell Center Info 377-0062
03/08/2006 Wed 10am-2pm Housing Fair - Share rental information with more than 16,000 Santa Fe students seeking residence facilities for the upcoming year SFCC Kari Mattox 381-3787
03/09/2006 Thur 5-10pm Museum Nights - lecture by Michael Grunwald, author of the forthcoming book "The Swamp: Florida, the Everglades, and the Politics of Paradise" at 5:30 pm. Free refreshments and beverages will be provided. Florida Museum of Natural History and Harn Museum of Art Info 392-1665 x 415
03/09/2006 Thur 6pm Gallery Talks - "The Aura of the Photograph" - Tom Southall, Curator of Photography, introduces the Harn-organized exhibition and discusses the distinctive characteristics of photographic objects from the invention of the medium to today. Harn Museum of Art Info 392-9826
03/09/2006
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04/05/2006
Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm Art Exhibit: Spring Arts Festival Poster artist John Tilton President's Lobby, SFCC Info 395-5464
03/10/2006
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03/11/2006
Fri
Sat
6-9pm
10am-4pm
Spring Promenade - Opening Reception at Thomas Center & Candlelight Tour of Homes on Fri. with Tour of Homes on Sat. Thomas Center Info 373-2611
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03/12/2006
Fri-Sat
Sun
7:30pm
2pm & 7:30pm
Beauty and the Beast on Ice - gorgeous costumes, lavish sets and sheer visual brilliance. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Info 392-2787
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03/14/2006
Fri-Tues Various Alachua County Youth Fair and Livestock Show Alachua County Fairgrounds Info 955-2402
03/11/2006 Sat 10am-12nn Letís Explore! Spring Series - "Freaky Frogs"Pre-registration required. Fl. Museum of Natural History- UF Info 846-2000 x 271
03/11/2006 Sat 5-9pm "Nature at Night" - Grades 6-8 - Take a twilight adventure as you encounter the Natural Area Teaching Laboratory at night. Study the night stars, track night-time predators and learn what being nocturnal is all about! Fl. Museum of Natural History- UF Info 846-2000 x 271
03/11/2006 Sat 6pm Beautiful Achievement Awards Banquet sponsored by Keep Alachua County Beautiful Hilton Keep Alachua Co. Beautiful 371-9444
03/11/2006 Sat 8pm "Chocolate & Champagne Gala" - annual fundraiser, sparkling libations, sumptuous chocolates, band , dancing, and auction for DANCE ALIVE! Savannah Grande Info 371-2986
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04/09/2006
Mon-Fri
Sat-Sun
9am-5pm
1-4pm
Art Exhibit:"Alachua County K-12 Schools" Reception: Thursday, March 16 Thomas Center Mezzanine Gallery Info 334-5064
03/12/2006 Sun 2:30pm "Zora Live" with anthropologist, folklorist and writer Phyllis McEwen playing Zora Neale Hurston Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park, Cross Creek Info 466-3672
03/12/2006 Sun 4pm "Spotlight on Youth: Celebration of the Arts" - showcases the talent of our community's youth. Fundraiser for Corner Drug Store. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Info 334-3800
03/12/2006 Sun 4pm First Presbyterian Church Concert Series- Peter Planyavksy, Cathedral Organist St. Stephen's Cathedral, Vienna First Presbyterian Church Music Dept. 378-1527
03/16/2006 Thur 7:30pm Yuki and Tomolo Mack - japanese-born duo-pianists that dazzled audiences on three continents. Center Point Community Church, Ocala Info 694-3179
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03/19/2006
Thur -Sun 8am-6pm 37th Annual MacTools NHRA Gatornationals Gainesville Raceway Gainesville Raceway 377-0046
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03/19/2006
Thur-Sun Various Live Oak International Combined Driving Equine Event - Power, precision, and beauty. Combined driving showcases all in a three-phase competition considered the fastest growing equine sport in the U.S. www.cailiveoak.com Live Oak Plantation, Ocala Info 873 9407
03/17/2006 Fri 7:30pm Natalie MacMaster - Known for her dynamic, wildly energetic performances, Cape Breton Island-based fiddle virtuoso Natalie MacMaster combines Celtic, bluegrass, jazz, funk and pop sounds. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Info 392-2787
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03/19/2006
Fri-Sun Various Florida Gateway Pro Rodeo Columbia County Fairgrounds Info 386/752-8822
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03/25/2006
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Sun
7pm
3pm
The Gainesville High School Department of Theatre presents "Kiss Me, Kate" GHS Info 955-6707
03/18/2006 Sat 7:30pm Russian National Orchestra with Vladmir Jurowski, Member of RNO Conductor Collegium and Yefim Bronfman, Piano Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Info 392-2787
03/19/2006 Sun 3pm Foundation for the Promotion of Music concert Thomas Center Info 381-9763
03/19/2006 Sun 4pm Gainesville Flute Ensemble Concert "Music for Flutes" Holy Trinity Episcopal Church Info 376-5492
03/19/2006 Sun 7:30pm The Black Watch and The Band of the Welsh Guards - modern British Army, brings its drum, bagpipe and highland dance ensemble, combine stirring music and colorful ceremony to bring the pomp and pageantry of British life. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Info 392-2787
03/19/2006 Sun 8:45-11am Tri-Gator Sprint Triathlon O'Connell Ctr,Univ. Ave. & 13th St. Jason Victor 271-9969
03/20/2006 Thur 8pm Stellar Student Recital Thomas Center Betsy Wade 381-9763
03/22/2006 Wed 7:30pm Hayley Westenra - seventeen year-old soprano hailed by critics as classical crossoverís next big act. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Info 392-2787
03/23/2006 Thur 5-10pm Museum Nights - The Florida Museum of Natural History and the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art will be open late. Free refreshments and beverages will be provided. Florida Museum of Natural History and Harn Museum of Art Info 392-1665 x 415
03/23/2006 Thur 6pm Lecture: H. Alan Shapiro "Painters, Patrons and Playboys in Ancient Athens" Harn Museum of Art Info 392-9826
03/23/2006 Thur 7:30pm Lecture: Eric Meyers, Ph.D., Bernice and Morton Lerner Professor of Judaic Studiesat Duke University "Excavations at the Ancient Synagogue Site of Nabratein in Israel: New Evidence for the Chronology and Typology of the Synagogue Harn Museum of Art Info 392-9826
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Thur-Sun various Suwannee Springfest Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park, Live Oak Info 386/364-1683
03/24/2006 Fri 7:30pm Music Concert Aud. E-SFCC Info 395-5464
03/24/2006 Fri 8:30am-4:30pm "Living Lights & Sparkling Seas"- Common in the ocean, but rare on land, bioluminescence is one of natureís remarkable wonders. Program for grades K-5. Pre-registration required Fl. Museum of Natural History- UF Info 846-2000 x 277
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Sun
8pm
2pm
"Beauty and the Beast" - a musical about the beautiful Belle held captive by the horrible beast. Gainesville Community Playhouse Info 376-4949
03/25/2006 Sat 10am-1:30pm Pollination Parade - Join us for a morning of pollinating pleasure with presentations, live bats and hands-on activities to learn about bats, butterflies, moths and the important role they share as pollinators. Fl. Museum of Natural History- UF Info 846-2000 x 271
03/25/2006 Sat 10am-5pm Micanopy Community Council for the Arts presents "Gallery Under the Oaks Spring 2006 Art Show"- original Artwork, Textiles, Glass work, Photography, Wood work, and Ceramics, live music, food and more. www.micanopyarts.org Micanopy Info 466-9229
03/25/2006 Sat 1pm 4th Annual Gainesville Jazz Festival - presented by Gainesville Friends of Jazz & Blues Savannah Grande Scott Koons 379-0300
03/25/2006 Sat 2 & 8pm "Dance adaptation of The Wiz and Spring Concert" - performed by Danscompany of Gainesville. www.danscompanyofgainesville.org Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Info 371-0761
03/25/2006 Sat 7am-2pm WalkAmerica - 8.6 mile walk on NW streets and sidewalks to benefit the March of Dimes. Westside Park & NW Streets March of Dimes 378-9522
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16th Annual Spring Garden Festival - gardening, landscaping, arts/crafts, and environmental awareness. Kanapaha Botanical Gardens Info 372-4981
03/26/2006 Sun 2pm "Spring Concert" by the Gainesville Community Band Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Info 395-5464
03/26/2006 Sun 3pm Lecture: Robert Fichter, professor of art, Florida State University, "What Should a Photograph Look Like?" Harn Museum of Art Info 392-9826
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05/28/2006
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Sat
Sun
11am-5pm
10am-5pm
1-5pm
Exhibit: "The Aura of the Photograph" Harn Museum of Art Info 392-9826
03/28/2006 Tues 7:30pm Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater - dedicated to honoring the African-American cultural experience and promoting the American modern dance heritage. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Info 392-2787
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Wed-Fri
Sun
10am-8pm
10am-5pm
1-5pm
Art Exhibit: "MFA Thesis Exhibition I" -Opening reception Mar. 31, 7-9pm. University Gallery Info 392-0201 x 229
03/30/2006 Thur 5-10pm Museum Nights - Event Night: MUSE presentation and The Relic- programs and activities to investigate how photographs and other art mediums preserve or define our memories. View The Relic (rated R) at 8pm. Free refreshments and beverages will be provided. Florida Museum of Natural History and Harn Museum of Art Info 392-1665 x 415
03/30/2006 Thur 8pm Science Movie Night - "The Relic" - Join Florida Museum Molecular Lab Curator Pam Soltis to dissect myth from reality as a mysterious creature takes over the Chicago Museum of Natural History Fl. Museum of Natural History- UF Info 846-2000 x 277
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Thur-Fri 7:30pm "Carmen" - a liberated woman comes to a bad end, but oh, how we love to watch her as she falls in and out of love with a soldier, a bullfighter, and her own fate. performed by DANCE ALIVE! www.dancealive.org Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Info 371-2986
03/31/2006 Fri 7:30pm Lang Lang - At only 22 years old, pianist Lang Lang has been established as one of the most exciting and charismatic artists of our time. University Aud. Info 392-2787
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04/01/2006
Fri-Sat Various Hog Wild & Pig Crazy Bar-B-Que - chili cookoff, craft booths, and carnival rides. Memorial Stadium, Lake City Info 386/758-5450
04/01/2006 Sat 6pm "Spring Arts Festival Pops Concert" performed by the Gainesville Chamber Orchestra. www.gainesvillechamberorchestra.net Gainesville Community Plaza Info 336-5448
04/01/2006 Sat 7:30pm Nrityagram Dance Ensemble - juxtaposes soft sensuality with fierce power, gripping audiences in a rare spiritual experience. The company performs to live Indian music. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Info 392-2787
04/01/2006 Sat 7:30pm University Choir Spring Concert University Aud. Info 392-0223 x 207
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04/02/2006
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Sun
9am-6pm
1-6pm
37th Annual Spring Arts Festival - N. Central Fla's Oldest Arts Event featuring fine arts, fine crafts, entertainment, food, and the "Kids Art Jungle" (hands-on art for families). NE 1st Street
& Thomas Center
Kathy Lehman 395-5355
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05/28/2006
Mon-Fri
Sat-Sun
9am-5pm
1-4pm
Art Exhibit:"Echoes: A Century Survey" - Arnold Mesches, Paintings. Reception: Thursday, April 13 Thomas Center Main Gallery Info 334-5064
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Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm Spring Break Camps - "Nature Detectives" -learn to identify animals and "Amazon Adventure!" Fl. Museum of Natural History- UF Info 846-2000 x 277
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04/07/2006
Mon-Fri 8:30am-5:30pm Spring Break Camp - offering a fun week of games, arts and crafts, movies, nature hikes, sports and much more for children ages 5-12. Westside Recreation Center Info 334-2186
04/04/2006 Tues 7:30pm Garrison Keillor - Writer and humorist Garrison Keillor is synonymous with public radio and casual Midwestern charm. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Info 392-2787
04/06/2006 Thur 5-10pm Museum Nights - Event Night-Butterfly Night and MUSE Presentation - a variety of programs/activities to investigate how clothes, hairstyle and other body adornments are used to define or express personal or cultural identity. Florida Museum of Natural History and Harn Museum of Art Info 392-1665 x 415
04/07/2006 Fri 7:30pm Spanish Harlem Orchestra - With its pounding percussion, sultry vocals and blazing brass, the Spanish Harlem Orchestra leads the resurgence of salsa music in America, preserving the rich history of classic Latin dance. University Aud. Info 392-2787
04/07/2006 Fri 7pm Internationally renowned fiddler "Byron Berline" will be giving a free concert. Gainesville Community Plaza Info 375-7151
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Fri-Sun 8pm UF Theatre and Dance presents "BFA Dance Showcase" Constans Theatre Info 392-1653
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Fri-Wed 8pm "Suckerfish" somehow manages to combine the cosmic mood and wild humor of Beckett's Waiting for Godot with Albee's Zoo Story. www.acrosstown.org Acrosstown Repertory Theatre Info 378-9166
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Fri-Sat Various Cross Creek Evinston Paint Out - 50 of Florida's finest plein air artists working on location; resulting art to be sold at the Thomas Center April 14-15. www.floridaseden.org Various Info 377-0777
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UF School of Theatre and Dance presents "Lysistrata" - women of the warring city-states of Greece refuse their husbands sexual favors until all arms are laid aside. Constans Theatre Info 392-1653
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Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm Art Exhibit: "China through the Eyes of SFCC" President's Lobby, SFCC Info 395-5464
04/08/2006 Sat 10am-5pm Gainesville Association for the Creative Arts - "Roots and Wings:Writing for Children of All Ages" Acrosstown Repertory Theatre Info 378-9166
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Sat-Sun 9am-5pm Old Florida Celebration of the Arts in Cedar Key "a return to fine art" - fine arts/crafts, entertainment, seafood and more. http://www.cedarkey.org Cedar Key, FL Carol Pattillo 543-6566
04/09/2006 Sun 2pm Science Sunday: Reconstructing Past Environments: Utilizing Fossil Teeth to Infer Ancient Ecology Fl. Museum of Natural History- UF Info 846-2000 x 271
04/09/2006 Sun 4pm New Arts Trio with Mitchell Estrin, Clarinetist University Aud. Info 392-2787
04/11/2006 Tues 8pm "Eric Alexander Quartet" - jazz concert presented by Gainesville Friends of Jazz & Blues Savannah Grande Scott Koons 379-0300
04/13/2006 Thur 2pm-dusk High Springs Farmersí Market Buy Local Block Party - Spring Harvest Festival Behind City Hall, High Springs Info 386/454-3950
04/13/2006 Thur 5-10pm Museum Nights - The Florida Museum of Natural History and the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art will be open late. Free refreshments and beverages will be provided. Florida Museum of Natural History and Harn Museum of Art Info 392-1665 x 415
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Thur-Sat 8pm Theatre Santa Fe Black Box Production presents "The Faux Fairytale: A Puppet Parable" Aud. E-SFCC Info 395-5464
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Mon-Fri 12-4pm Art Exhibit: Annual Student Art Exhibit - opening reception April. 14, 7-9pm. Santa Fe Gallery Info 395-5464
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8:15pm
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2 & 7:30pm
"The Sleeper " - This slightly zany, sexy comedy is a nervy look at the way we live in post 9/11 reality through the eyes of a "desperate housewife," her family and a mysterious math tutor. www.thehipp.org Hippodrome State Theatre Box Office 375-4477
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9am-5pm
1-4pm
Art Exhibit:"Florida Folk: Paintings by Mr. B" Reception: Thursday, April 13
Workshop: Saturday, April 22
Thomas Center Mezzanine Gallery Info 334-5064
04/15/2006 Sat 5-8pm "Call of the Wild" SFCC Teaching Zoo Info 395-5601
04/16/2006 Sun 1:30pm Recital Thomas Center Info 284-7875
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Wed-Fri
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10am-5pm
1-5pm
Art Exhibit: "MFA Thesis Exhibition II" -Opening reception Apr. 21, 7-9pm. University Gallery Info 392-0201 x 229
04/19/2006 Wed 7:30pm World Premiere of the Documentary Film, Dancing in Freedom's Shoes, The Alberto Alanso Story Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Info 395-5464
04/20/2006 Thur 5-10pm Museum Nights - The Florida Museum of Natural History and the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art will be open late. Free refreshments and beverages will be provided. Florida Museum of Natural History and Harn Museum of Art Info 392-1665 x 415
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Thur-Fri 8pm UF Theatre and Dance presents "MFA One-Acts" Constans Theatre Info 392-1653
04/21/2006 Fri 6pm Recital Thomas Center Info 376-9095
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Fri-Sat 6pm-12nn Relay For Life - 24 Hour Team Event with food, fun, and entertainment.Hosted by the American Cancer Society. Santa Fe Community College Info 376-6866 x 118
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Fri-Sat Various Tire Roundup - Citizens can bring up to five (5) tires for free disposal at collection sites. Call for details Sue Blythe 374-5213
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Fri-Sat
Sun
10am-5pm
11am-5pm
Spring Antique Show and Sale - a semi-annual event with about 25 dealers and food. Gainesville Woman's Club Kay Galm 335-5534
04/22/2006 Sat 10am-12nn Letís Explore! Spring Series - "Squirmy Worms and Things that Squiggle"Pre-registration required. Fl. Museum of Natural History- UF Info 846-2000 x 271
04/22/2006 Sat 7:30pm University of Florida Symphony Orchestra, Concert Choir, Chamber Singers and Gainesville Civic Chorus unite to present Antonin DvorŠkís "Requiem" Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Info 392-2787
04/22/2006 Sat 7:30pm The 18th Annual Fantasy Event to benefit Stop! Childrenís Cancer, Inc. Stephen C. O'Connell Center Julie V. Hill 377-2622
04/22/2006 Sat 8am Melbourne 5K Flamingo Run Melbourne Info 321/722-1964
04/22/2006 Sat 8am-2pm Great American Cleanup Westside Park Keep Alachua Co. Beautiful 371-9444
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Sat
Sun
9am-9pm
9am-5pm
8th Annual Bradford County Strawberry Festival Starke Info 904/964-5278
04/23/2006 Sun 2pm Science Sunday: Butterflies of the East Coast - Join author Rick Cech for this presentation of accessible facts and photos about butterflies of the eastern United States. Fl. Museum of Natural History- UF Info 846-2000 x 271
04/23/2006 Sun 7:30pm Roby Lakatos Ensemble - gypsy violinist, classical virtuoso, "devilís fiddler,"jazz musician, composer or even throwback to the 19th century, he is as much at home in jazz and classical music as he is in his own Hungarian folk idiom University Aud. Info 392-2787
04/24/2006 Mon 7pm Recital Thomas Center Info 376-2474
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Mon-Wed TBA Florida Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc./UF 70th Short Course - Lectures and demonstrations will be conducted by speakers with expertise in the fields of gardening, horticulture techniques, environmental concerns and floral design. www.ffgc.org Best Western Gateway Grand Hotel Info 372-7522
04/25/2006 Tues 7:30pm Recital Thomas Center Info 372-5008
04/25/2006 Tues 7:30pm Santa Fe Singers Spring Concert Aud. E-SFCC Info 395-5464
04/26/2006 Thur 8pm Stellar Student Recital Thomas Center Betsy Wade 381-9763
04/26/2006 Wed TBA Special Olympics Torch Run Newberry Rd. to O'Connell Center Scott Wilkey 334-2421
04/27/2006 Thur 7:30pm Recital Thomas Center Info 333-8666
04/28/2006 Fri 10am & 11:30am Gainesville Ballet Theatre Performance Series for Children and Youth presents "Hansel and Gretel" Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Info 331-1999
04/28/2006 Fri 6:30pm The Alachua County Library District (ACLD) Foundationís 2006 Author Dinner Gala, "An Evening with Alexander McCall Smith" which includes a reception followed by a festive South African themed dinner. Savannah Grande ACLD 334-3910
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Fri-Sat 6pm-12nn Alachua/High Springs Relay For Life - 24 Hour Team Event with food, fun, and entertainment.Hosted by the American Cancer Society. Santa Fe High School, Alachua Info 376-6866 x 118
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Sat
8pm
2:30pm
Gainesville Ballet Theatre presents their 32nd Annual Spring production "Danse Fantasque 2006" - features works of classical and contemporary ballet, jazz, and modern dance Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Info 372-9898
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Sat-Sun
9am-1pm
10am-4pm
Farm & Forest Festival - authentic 1870's period farm life & environmental festival with period correct skill demonstrations, crafts, animals, games, entertainment, & food. www.natureoperations.org Morningside Nature Center Gary Paul 334-2170
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9am-5pm
10am-5pm
30th Annual Pioneer Days Celebration -festival highlighting the historical and cultural roots, including live music,150+ arts and crafts vendors, food vendors, period artisan demonstrations, Wild West shoot-out, and more. High Springs High Springs Chamber of Commerce 386/454-3120
04/30/2006 Sun 7:30pm Alachua County Youth Orchestra Concert University Aud. Info 392-2787
05/02/2006 Tues 7pm Recital Thomas Center Nancy Hochstetler 375-8776
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Fri-Sat 6pm-12nn Hawthorne Relay For Life - 24 Hour Team Event with food, fun, and entertainment.Hosted by the American Cancer Society. Hawthorne High School Info 376-6866 x 118
05/06/2006 Sat 9am-1pm World's Greatest Baby Shower - moms, dads to be, and those with pre-school children will receive a free "goody bag", an opportunity to talk with experts about good parenting, raffle, prizes and more. Lincoln Middle School Info 375-2668
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Sat 10am-12nn Adult Class - "Butterfly Gardening in Spring" - Horticulturist Hannah Nendick-Mason will lead you into the world of butterfly gardening. Pre-registration required. Fl. Museum of Natural History- UF Info 846-2000 x 271
05/07/2006 Sun 11am First Presbyterian Church Concert Series - W.A. Mozart's Vesperae solennes de confessore First Presbyterian Church Music Dept. 378-1527
05/08/2006 Mon 7:30pm Bernice Maskin Memorial Chamber Music Recital Thomas Center Info 373-0560
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Mon-Thur 9am-5pm UF/IFAS NETC 2006: Enhancing Teamwork with Technology
www.conference.ifas.ufl.edu
Hilton UF Conference Center Shelby Sowder 392-5930
05/09/2006 Tues 8pm "Ryan Burrage & His Rhythmakers" - jazz concert presented by Gainesville Friends of Jazz & Blues Savannah Grande Scott Koons 379-0300
05/11/2006 Thur 2pm-dusk High Springs Farmersí Market Buy Local Block Party - Remember Mom-Mother's Day Behind City Hall, High Springs Info 386/454-3950
05/11/2006 Thur 7:30pm Recital Thomas Center Info 377-6872
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Thur-Sat 7pm The Gainesville High School Department of Theatre presents "One-Act Play Festival" GHS Info 955-6707
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Thur-Sat 8pm "Six Characters in Search of an Author" - What happens when characters, escaping from an author unable to flesh them out, come upon an acting company in rehearsal and seek the director's support in giving them a full stage life? www.acrosstown.org Acrosstown Repertory Theatre Info 378-9166
05/13/2006 Sat 10am-4pm Gainesville Association for the Creative Arts - "Writing the Successful Grant" TBA Info 378-9166
05/13/2006 Sat 5pm Annual Micanopy Historical Society picnic Museum Compound Info 466-3835
05/13/2006 Sat 8am-9pm 22nd Annual Windsor Zucchini Festival - Live bands, beauty pageant, fun run, carnival, crafts, and lots of other entertainment. More info at http://www.afn.org/~windsor Windsor Fire Station - CR 234 Bobbi Walton 372-7814
05/14/2006 Sun 2pm Mother's Day Concert by the Gainesville Community Band Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Info 395-5464
05/15/2006 Mon 6pm Recital Thomas Center Info 331-8268
05/16/2006 Tues 6:30pm Recital Thomas Center Info 335-3536
05/17/2006 Wed 7:30pm Recital Thomas Center Info 373-0560
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Fri-Sat 7:30pm Brazilian Music Festival Aud. E-SFCC Info 395-5464
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05/21/2006
Fri
Sat-Sun
6-9pm
9am-9pm
27th Annual Fifth Avenue Arts Festival - African American arts and crafts, entertainment, food and more. NW 5th Avenue Nkwanda Jah 372-0216
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8pm
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"Brighton Beach Memoirs" - a comedy about a 15 year old aspiring writer with only two things on his mind - baseball and sex. Gainesville Community Playhouse Info 376-4949
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Mon-Fri 12-4pm Art Exhibit: "Craft as Art" - opening receptionMay 19, 7-9pm. Santa Fe Gallery Info 395-5464
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Sun-Sat Various Public Works Week - The people of the Public Works Departments of Alachua County and the City of Gainesville invite the public to tours and a Road-eo. Call for details Sue Blythe 374-5213
05/23/2006 Tues 7:30pm Recital Thomas Center Info 377-7715
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Tues-Fri
Sat
Sun
11am-5pm
10am-5pm
1-5pm
Exhibit: "American Matrix: Contemporary Directions for the Harn Museum Collection Part 2" Harn Museum of Art Info 392-9826
05/24/2006 Wed 7:30pm Recital Thomas Center Info 262-4451
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Fri-Sun Various Jehovah'sWitnesses Convention O'Connell Center TBA TBA
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Thur-Sun TBA "The Chalk Garden" - performed by the Suwannee Valley Players Chief Theatre, Chiefland Info 352/493-ARTS
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Mon
10am-mid
10am-5pm
Blue Crab Festival - arts/crafts, music, family fun, food and more. www.bluecrabfestival.com Downtown Palatka Info 386/328-5588
05/30/2006 Tues 7:30pm Recital Thomas Center Info 262-4451
05/31/2006 Wed 7:30pm Gainesville Music Teachers Assoc. Spring Showcase Recital Thomas Center Info 373-0560
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Fri-Sun Various Yulee Railroad Days - This linear festival follows the route of the historic cross-state Florida Railroad, and an array of events showcases the rich historical, cultural, and natural attractions of the heart of North Florida. www.yuleerailroaddays.org Various Phil Denton 495-1044
06/03/2006 Sat 2pm Joni Messler Studio of Dance 46th Annual Recital Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Info 372-9898
06/03/2006 Sat 8-11am Yulee Days Run - 10K/5K Boulware Springs Mary Aplin 339-0538
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Sat-Sun
9am-5pm
1-4pm
Art Exhibit:"Jurorís Choice: The Select 2005 Regional Award Winners" - Becky Beerenson, Drawing; Grace Leal, Mixed Media; Audrey Phillips, Mixed Media; Ben Sharp, Sculptures; Ray Wiley, Mixed Media.Reception:Thursday, June 15 Thomas Center Main Gallery Info 334-5064
06/04/2006 Sun 4pm First Presbyterian Church Concert Series- Mark Coffey, organ First Presbyterian Church Music Dept. 378-1527
06/04/2006 Sat-Mon TBA Hot Rod Power Tour Gainesville Raceway Info 377-0046
06/08/2006 Thur 2pm-dusk High Springs Farmersí Market Buy Local Block Party - School's Out Celebration Behind City Hall, High Springs Info 386/454-3950
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Thur-Sat 8pm Dance Theatre of Santa Fe's "Room to Dance" SFCC, E-Aud. Alora Haynes 395-5296
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07/30/2006
Mon-Fri
Sat-Sun
9am-5pm
1-4pm
Art Exhibit:"Gainesville Association for the Creative Arts" Reception: Thursday, June 15 Thomas Center Mezzanine Gallery Info 334-5064
06/13/2006 Tues 8pm "Othello Molineaux Quartet" - jazz concert presented by Gainesville Friends of Jazz & Blues Savannah Grande Scott Koons 379-0300
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Fri-Sun Varous DragRaceResults.com Racing Series Gainesville Raceway Info 377-0046
06/29/2006 Thur 2pm-dusk High Springs Farmersí Market Buy Local Block Party - Stock up for the 4th of July holiday weekend celebration Behind City Hall, High Springs Info 386/454-3950
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Fri-Sun Various Jehovah's Witnesses Convention O'Connell Center TBA TBA
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10/31/2006
Thur 4-6pm Buy S.M.A.R.T. (Save Money And Reduce Trash)! Shoppers learn to save money and reduce trash as they reduce, reuse, recycle and buy recycled.Free shopping totes made of recycled soda bottles! Alachua County grocery stores Sue Blythe 374-5213
07/03/2006 Mon 6pm "Fanfares & Fireworks- Independence Day eve celebration with music, fireworks and more. UF Bandshell Brent Williams 392-5551
07/12/2006 Wed 8pm "Gainesville Jazz All-Stars" - jazz concert presented by Gainesville Friends of Jazz & Blues Savannah Grande Scott Koons 379-0300
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8pm
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"The Music Man" - a musical that follows fast talking, traveling salesman, Harold Hill, as he cons the people of River City. Gainesville Community Playhouse Info 376-4949
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Mon-Fri
Sat-Sun
9am-5pm
1-4pm
Art Exhibit:"6th Annual Regional Juried Exhibition" Reception/Awards Ceremony: Thursday, August 10 Thomas Center Main Gallery Info 334-5064
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Mon-Fri
Sat-Sun
9am-5pm
1-4pm
Art Exhibit:"Gainesville Fine Arts Association" Reception:Thursday, August 10 Thomas Center Mezzanine Gallery Info 334-5064
09/02/2006 Sat TBA UF Football vs. Southern Mississippi Ben Hill Griffin Stadium UF Athletic Assoc. 375-4683
09/09/2006 Sat TBA UF Football vs. UCF Ben Hill Griffin Stadium UF Athletic Assoc. 375-4683
09/16/2006 Sat TBA 5K Autumn Run for Autism Silver Springs Info 236-2121
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Sat-Sun TBA Italian Festival Silver Springs Info 236-2121
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Mon-Fri
Sat-Sun
9am-5pm
1-4pm
Art Exhibit:"Earth, Wind, Sea and Sky" - Guest Curator: Ann Baird, An Invitational
Reception: Thursday, September 21
Thomas Center Main Gallery Info 334-5064
09/23/2006 Sat TBA UF Football vs. Kentucky Ben Hill Griffin Stadium UF Athletic Assoc. 375-4683
09/30/2006 Sat TBA UF Football vs. Alabama Ben Hill Griffin Stadium UF Athletic Assoc. 375-4683
10/07/2006 Sat TBA UF Football vs. LSU (Homecoming) Ben Hill Griffin Stadium UF Athletic Assoc. 375-4683
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Sat-Sun TBA Oktoberfest Silver Springs Info 236-2121
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Fri-Sun 8am Auto Zone Super Chevy Show Gainesville Raceway Info 377-0046
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Fri-Sat TBA Grassroots $2006 Challenge Gainesville Raceway Info 377-0046
11/03/2006 Thur 10am-12nn Health and Wellness Fair at SFCC - will highlight the collegeís medical programs such as nursing and respiratory care while also offering free health screenings to the general public. SFCC - Blding R Rm 1 Info 395-5733
11/03/2006 Fri 7-11pm Blues Concert to kick off the 25th Annual Downtown Festival & Art Show.†† Presented by the Gainesville Friends of Jazz & Blues.Free. Gainesville Community Plaza Scott Koons 379-0300
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Fri-Sun 8am Prostar World Motorcycle World Finals Gainesville Raceway Info 377-0046
11/04/2006 Sat TBA 9th Annual Corvette Show Silver Springs Info 236-2121
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Sat-Sun 10am-5pm 25th Annual Downtown Festival & Art Show - Gainesville's award winning arts festival showcasing 240 artists, a children's hands-on-art activity area and three stages of continuous live music. Historic Downtown Gainesville Linda Piper 334-5064
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Sat-Sun TBA Fall Festival Silver Springs Info 236-2121
11/11/2006 Sat TBA UF Football vs. South Carolina Ben Hill Griffin Stadium UF Athletic Assoc. 375-4683
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11/12/2006
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9am-5pm
10am-5pm
Micanopy Fall Harvest Festival - arts/crafts, auction, entertainment, food and more. Check out www.afn.org/~micafest Micanopy Info 466-7026
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Thur-Sat TBA Native American Festival Silver Springs Info 236-2121
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Fri-Sat TBA 14th Annual Festival of Lights Silver Springs Info 236-2121
12/03/2006 Sat 12pm UF Men's Basketball vs UCF O'Connell Center UF Athletic Assoc. 375-4683
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9am-4pm
10am - 6pm
21st Annual Hoggetowne Medieval Faire - For two weekends, step back in time to the middle ages with over 120 artisans, entertainment, food, jousting, living chess match and much more. Friday is "School Day" for area school children. Alachua County Fairgrounds Linda Piper 334-5064
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38th Annual Spring Arts Festival NE 1st St and Thomas Ctr Kathy Lehman 395-5355
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Sun
9am-1pm
9am-4pm
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Farm & Forest Festival - authentic 1870's period farm life & environmental festival with period correct skill demonstrations, crafts, animals, games, entertainment, & food. www.natureoperations.org Morningside Nature Center Gary Paul 334-2170
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10am - 6pm
22nd Annual Hoggetowne Medieval Faire - For two weekends, step back in time to the middle ages with over 120 artisans, entertainment, food, jousting, living chess match and much more. Friday is "School Day" for area school children. Alachua County Fairgrounds Linda Piper 334-5064
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Sun
9am-6pm
1-6pm
39th Annual Spring Arts Festival NE 1st Street
& Thomas Center
Kathy Lehman 395-5355
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04/26/2009
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Sun
9am-6pm
1-6pm
40th Annual Spring Arts Festival NE 1st Street
& Thomas Center
Kathy Lehman 395-5355